A new banking kiosk has opened inside a recycled shipping container.

Halifax launched its new trial kiosk in the Orchard Shopping Centre, Haywards Heath, earlier this month.

Customers will be able to process payments, transfer between accounts, pay bills and seek help with services such as lost bank cards and online banking.

Community bankers can also help customers make contact with specialist telephone teams so they can register a power of attorney, register a death, add a third party to an account or report scams, which can be done privately within the kiosk.

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Maria Freeman, senior manager at Halifax, said "The team and I are excited to be opening our Halifax kiosk, giving customers another way to get support with their banking in Haywards Heath.

"We’ll be outside the Marks and Spencer store and we’re looking forward to welcoming customers every week day."

The kiosk will be open from 9am until 3pm, Monday to Friday.

The ATM will be open the same hours as the shopping centre, including weekends.